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Caption contest

October 27th, 2009 · 43 Comments

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Words fail me as I look upon this recent transmission of our mayor’s activities from London. I hope you are not similarly afflicted. Please send your best efforts at a caption that could capture the spirit of whatever the heck is going on here. (Those familiar with the New Yorker’s cartoon caption contests will know what I am aiming for here.)

In case you can’t quite place the scene or characters, this is Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson, in London meeting Mayor Boris Johnson for some apparent Olympics thingie.

Have fun.

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  • Darcy McGee

    “Yes, well Boris. Thanks. Now that I’ve got something to spark up, the Downtown Eastside folks will finally feel included in the Games!”

  • jesse

    “So Greg, I inhale from which end, exactly?”

  • “Told ya’ Vancouver would measure up, Boris . . . . “

  • Not Running for Mayor

    Is this how you club em seals?

  • eleanor

    Okay its a trade…London Bridge for this magical stick.

  • “Hey, Boris. Help me make Marc Emery lose his mind right before he walks into prison.”

  • gmgw

    “You’ll find this is a really handy club with which to bash anti-Olympic whiners and the poor, Boris. Go on, give it a try on that homeless guy lying on the sidewalk over there, behind the camera crew”.
    gmgw

  • Limp, white, pointy:two mayors can’t get it up!

  • K. Briffa

    “Yes Boris, this comb will tame any hair, including yours”

  • Suzie Smith

    “Whoa, dude.” G. Robertson

    “Indeed.” B. Johnson

  • rf

    “We’re off to ride this two-man luge. How do we decide who’s on top?”

  • trying to not care

    Hey Boris, do you know how this thing works? I asked staff for an explanation but the report was held up in the City Manager’s Office.

  • njb

    “Gregor, could you just grab the other end and help me get it down my trousers? I want to see how it’ll look…”

  • Darcy McGee

    …and as it so often does, the Internet devolves into dirty teenaged boys pornographic fantasies.

  • David

    When we first brought in the congestion tax people really didn’t like it and our bobbies felt that their batons were too small so….

  • MB

    “Gregor, which end do I sharpen again?”

  • LMB

    If democracy must be quashed in favor of sport, at least the with ipod taser, we’ll look hip doing it.

  • Nice fish, eh?! You should have seen the one that got away!

  • Higgins

    “In London, the two Mayors show the traditional Olympic handling of the bone for the camera crews. Meanwhile the killer whale got away. Witnesses recall he looked kind of pissed!”

  • Dammit Boris, I told you not to let Nigel Tufnel handle the drafting duties for this bike bridge!

  • Senilodon

    Ya flick it like a wick ,DumBo!Now do it for my camera-man, like I showed ya before!

  • L’il Rural Lib

    “So you are telling me it vibrates too ?”

  • So Over Vision

    “Boris, lets play a game Mike and Geoff taught me. You throw this stick and I’ll fetch it for you. It’s a lot of fun, as long as I don’t say anything.”

  • bill from the southside

    yes, your’s is very smooth

  • Hoarse Whisperer

    B & G: Neither has both oars in the water.

    One is the Mad Mayor. The other is the Mayor of London.

    “Share the Flame?” I thought you said “Share the Blame”…

    er…that’s it.

  • Joolz Unit

    Pass de Dutchy from de left hand side…

  • Hoarse Whisperer

    Carnack the Magnificent, concentrating:

    “The Answer: Gregor, Boris and the Olympic torch.

    The Question: name a rube, a boob and a dube”

  • Hoarse Whisperer

    Improvement/refinement on last joke (especially for those unfamiliar with the players in the picture):

    Question: the mayor of Vancouver, the mayor of London and the Olympic torch…etc.

    There, my work is done. For tonight.

  • Paul C

    Boris: Ahh Canada…always playing safe.

  • Gassy Jack’s Ghost

    During the press conference, unpatriotic Canadian mayor Gregor Robertson stated unequivocally, “I hate The Maple Leafs”, and is now being condemned in the British press for disparaging his county’s flag on the eve of hosting the Olympics.

  • Brent

    So you see, Boris…at home in Vanco, we shove it up the taxpapyers arse sideways.

  • Since Hoarse Whisperer tweaked his…

    Dammit Boris, I told you not to award Spinal Tap the bike bridge design contract!

  • David

    Yes this is a world class fattie! Light the small end…

  • T W

    We can torch the establishment as we pass by.

  • rf

    “With this wand my city manager makes all of her correspondence disappear from the public record”

  • Denis

    Thank God this PR contest will be over before too long. BUt as one of Gordo’s Minister said recently. “This is a business opportunity” I thought it was all about a sporting event.

  • bill from the southside

    Francis, i think rf wins. Appropriate prize…perhaps a Quatchi stuffy!

  • Peter

    A Nimubus 2010 – wait til Ron sees this!

  • AND THE CONTEST PRIZE IS?

    WHAT IS THE PRIZE? HOW CAN YOU HAVE A CONTEST WITHOUT A PRIZE?

    THE PRIZE: WINNER GETS TO HAVE *THEIR* COMMENT PLACED UNDER THE PICTURE!

    LOL!

  • AND THE CONTEST *PRIZE* IS…????

    HOW CAN YOU HAVE A *CONTEST* WITHOUT A PRIZE?

  • AND THE CONTEST *PRIZE* IS…????

    I WANT TO KNOW THE PRIZE… WHAT DO WE GET???

  • AND THE CONTEST *PRIZE* IS…????

    WHAT DO WE WIN?

    DO YOU WANT US TO THINK ABOUT A CAPTION, AND THEN GET NO PRIZE?

  • Sorry… I was just having fun (you said to)

    Sorry if I put an irritation sliver under your skin, but I was just having fun (you said that we were to have fun, and I was!).

    I found your “thanks for witicizms” page and saw your prizes. It’s not something I’d want, so I’m going away now.

    I hope the winner likes their prize. And the notor-eye-ity.